Uprush Up"rush`, n. Act of rushing upward; an upbreak or upburst; as, an uprush of lava. --R. A. Proctor. [1913 Webster]

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  • Uprush — Up*rush , v. i. To rush upward. Southey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • uprush — noun Date: 1871 1. an upward rush (as of gas or liquid) 2. a sudden increase < an uprush of energy > < an uprush of emotion > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • uprush — /up rush /, n. 1. an upward rush, as of water or air. 2. an abrupt increase: an uprush of business during the noon hour. [1870 75; UP + RUSH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • uprush — up|rush [ ʌp,rʌʃ ] noun an uprush of emotion/fear/joy etc. LITERARY a sudden strong feeling of emotion, fear, happiness, etc …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • uprush — /ˈʌprʌʃ/ (say uprush) noun a sudden or violent upward flow, movement, etc. {up + rush1} …  

  • uprush — antplūdis statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Medžiagos ar organizmų plūsmo srautas. atitikmenys: angl. swash; uprush vok. Brandungstrom, m; Swall rus. накат, m; наплыв …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • uprush — run up (the rush of water up a structure such as a beach on the breaking of a wave. Also called swash) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • uprush — 1. noun An upwards rush. 2. verb To rush upward …   Wiktionary

  • uprush — The strong upward flow air current in cumulus clouds during their stage of rapid development, often preceding a thunderstorm. Also known as a vertical jet …   Aviation dictionary

  • uprush — noun a sudden upward surge or flow …   English new terms dictionary

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